Happy Friday! We’re nearly halfway through January and for any of you taking up a new year's resolution or hobby we hope it’s going well. If you’re in need of some interesting and uplifting articles to keep you going we’ve got just the thing.
If you missed it we've launched our #HealthHabits2017 challenge, which we're doing with the aim to bring more healthy habits into our lives as sometimes it can be hard to make things stick. This weeks spotlight has been focusing on sleep, going to bed early enough to get between 6 to 8 hours of sleep. Next week we're looking at flossing. We'll post a weekly reviews on Mondays if you want to follow along, or even better yet join in with the challenge and let us know how it's going.
Without further ado, here are our interesting links for the week. Have a lovely weekend.
Some winter skincare advice for the cold weather.
How to advertise a cat shelter - now with added dog.
Afraid of the dentist’s drill? Scientists might have solved that.
A list of animals who fart. Yes, we're not the only ones on this planet that pass wind.
Some very cute illustrations about being in love.
Doctors treating children's stuffed toys - going the extra mile to help comfort children in hospital.
This article guides you through 24 hours to optimise your life.
Why we carry babies on the left side - bonding and memories.
Lessons people learned in therapy.
A new organ in the human body has officially been discovered.
Plant based gel designed by a 17 year old can instantly stop major bleeding. [Warning: a bit graphic]
An ancient toy made for 20p used as a centrifuge to separate plasma from blood cells.
Cambridge study shows that small amounts of physical activity benefits both your physical and psychological well-being.
Felt love-drunk? That's been scientifically proven now!
Illustration by Puuung